Simpson University for Seniors Accepting Students for February Classes

For Immediate Release


Simpson University for Seniors

Simpson University for Seniors

REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University for Seniors is offering two courses in February for adults of any age.

The non-credit, no-homework classes, which begin Feb. 1, are taught on Simpson’s campus by university professors and professionals in their field of expertise. Classes meet from 10:20 to 11:20 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The following courses are being offered:

10:20-11:20 a.m. – Jane Austen: Wit, Wisdom, and World. This class is an introduction and overview of noted English author Jane Austen through the study of three of her classic novels with particular focus on Pride and Prejudice. Featuring incisive social commentary seasoned with irony and wit, Austen's novels offer a variety of stories and characters that provide a window into living wisely and living well. Expect to read, discuss, and enjoy a great author. Presenter: Brian Larsen.

11:30-12:30 – Introduction to Biblical Archaeology. This class is a scientific study of the material remains in the Holy Land that shed light on the historic, geographic and cultural context of the Bible. Presenter: Glenn Schaefer.

Two courses are offered each month through April. The cost is $95 per person, per course, or $145 for couples registering for the same course. Register online with a credit card at

For more information, call Dianne Mueller at (530) 226-4758 or Glenn Schaefer at (530) 226-4146.



Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


Contact: SU Public Relations
(530) 226-4737